Corncrake (Crex crex) - HBW 3, p. 174
French: Râle des genêts
Spanish: Guión de Codornices
Taxonomy: Rallus Crex Linnaeus, 1758, Sweden.
Great variation in colour within all populations renders impractical recognition of race similis of Kazakhstan. Monotypic.
Distribution: W & NW Europe (from British Is) E to NW China and C Siberia. Winters mainly from E Zaire and S Tanzania S to E South Africa.
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- 4.3 An adult runni... Latvia, May 1999 Andis Liepa
- 4.3 A bird calling... Great Brit..., May 2009 Keith Blomerley
- 4.2 An adult makin... Latvia, May 1999 Andis Liepa
- 4.2 A bird hiding ... Great Brit..., May 2007 Peter Nash
- 4.1 An adult makin... Belgium, Jun 2003 Jean Hupperetz
- 4 A bird crossin... Great Brit..., May 2009 Keith Blomerley